Coal

March 30, 2012 6:29 PM

Federal mine safety head pushes for tougher tools during Kentucky trip

Regulators need tougher tools to go after coal operators who thumb their nose at health and safety laws, putting miners at risk, the nation's top mine-safety official said during a trip to Kentucky this week.

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